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Lawmakers Seek To Slow Truck Drivers Down

There has been an ongoing debate about how fast trucks ad bases are going on our U.S. highways. A proposal that was recently pitched to lawmakers would cap the speed of new U.S. vehicles that are greater than 26,000 pounds to a maximum of 68 miles per hour. This would easily eliminate the speed issues many have with large trucks. According to statistics currently there are 1,115 fatal crashes involving trucks a year.
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